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Pompeii

. The remains of an ancient Roman city, famously buried under volcanic ash in AD 79.

. To find opening times etc for the various archaeological sites around Vesuvius, the official
. website - currently available only in Italian - starts here __ http://www.pompeiisites.org/

. Their Pompei section is on __ http://www.pompeiisites.org/Sezione.jsp?idSezione=55

. For a better look at these pictures, and to see the various captions and notes, click on the
. individual thumbnails. PC users might also press F11, for fullscreen mode)...
. Otherwise, try the "Slideshow" button, at top right!
The spectacula  at Pompeii
The "spectacula" at Pompeii
Beyond the amphitheatre
Beyond the amphitheatre
The road to Pompei ...
The road to Pompei ...
Bath room
Bath room
Basin for ablutions, in the tepidarium
Basin for ablutions, in the tepidarium
Niches in the west wall of the tepidarium
Niches in the west wall of the tepidarium
Frigidarium - a cold dip!
Frigidarium - a cold dip!
One of many full-body casts of the victims
One of many full-body casts of the victims
N E Exedra - Casa dei Vettii
N E Exedra - Casa dei Vettii
South side of Atrium - Casa dei Vettii
South side of Atrium - Casa dei Vettii
Room of the Cupids - Casa dei Vettii
Room of the Cupids - Casa dei Vettii
Room of the Cupids - Casa dei Vettii
Room of the Cupids - Casa dei Vettii
Room of the Cupids - Casa dei Vettii
Room of the Cupids - Casa dei Vettii
SE Exedra - Casa dei Vettii
SE Exedra - Casa dei Vettii
Fresco of Venus Anadyomenes
Fresco of Venus Anadyomenes
One way back to Naples - in 2003
One way back to Naples - in 2003
Pompei - rail transport
Pompei - rail transport
Route of the Friendly Pompei pathway
Route of the "Friendly Pompei" pathway